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Hi I'm Sarah

I call the East coast home. I love biology and Italian. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

 I grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts and have been a Red Sox fan ever since. I am married and am mother to a cute little girl with the best curly blond hair. I really like playing the piano, listening to NPR, eating Italian food, and getting together with friends.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents raised me in the LDS church and I've come to love the direction, peace and happiness it gives to my life.

How I live my faith

 I visit three other women in my ward regularly to see how they're doing. I also teach lessons from the New Testament to the adults in Sunday School - I love it!

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

I love science and the guidance it gives my life, yet I also believe that there is more to life than solely physical evidence. I'll call this spiritual evidence, and it is just as real as anything you can measure with centimeters or grams. For example, when I forgive someone I feel lighter, calmer, and more peaceful. When I complain I feel hard-hearted, bristly, and closed off from love. These feelings are real, and provide evidence of principles that I can test, even though I can't see/hear/smell them. A testimony then is when you know of the truth of something, that you generally learn by spiritual evidence. You can have a testimony of lots of different things - scripture study, service, life after death. I have a testimony of paying tithing 10 of my income because as I pay it, I have always been able to take care of my physical needs and I have a clear peace and confidence that I will continue to be able to do so. I have a testimony of attending church every Sunday because I feel lightened afterward and motivated and more focused in the upcoming week. Because a testimony is based on evidence, it is simple to gain - act and pay attention. Pray daily and see how your days go differently. Abstain from alcohol and see how it affects your relationships. Testimony is built on this kind of spiritual experimentation. Anyone can learn!  Show more Show less